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Best Seat at the Track: Dalton Hopkins Joins from Daytona

Graphic: Jared Haas

Jared Haas is joined by Dalton Hopkins who is at Daytona International Speedway this weekend, as they talk about Tyler Reddick‘s path to the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. Additionally, they discuss the manufacture alliance how it will factor into the race strategy. Finally, they pick who is going to win, even drawing out of a …

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Best Seat at the Track: Mark Kristl Joins From Michigan

Graphic: Jared Haas

On this episode of Best Seat at the Track, Jared Haas is joined by Mark Kristl as they discuss the reason why the high groove is the way to go at Michigan International Speedway. Additionally, they discuss Erik Jones‘ news that he’s returning to Richard Petty Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022, and …

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Hailie Deegan Scores Historic Top 10 at Gateway

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Madison, Ill.— Hailie Deegan may not have won at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, but she did accomplish an impressive feat. By avoiding late-race trouble, Deegan scored the best finish for a woman at a non-superspeedway race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, coming home seventh. “We have had a rough year. We have …

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NASCAR Stat Sheet: RA + CE = Chase Elliott Finds Success at Road America

2021 Road America Cup Martin Truex Jr car racing practice NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The NASCAR Cup Series is halfway through the road course section of the 2021 schedule after the race at Road America on July 4. Tucked away in the Wisconsin hills, NASCAR finally returned after 65 years to the Elkhart Lake region with a familiar face in victory lane. Chase Elliott overcame a botched qualifying run …

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Austin Cindric Tops an Eventful NASCAR Xfinity Practice at Road America

2021 Mid Ohio NXS Austin Cindric car NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Austin Cindric was the fastest in the lone NASCAR Xfinity Series practice with a speed of 107.87 mph at Road America Friday, July 2. Cindric, who looks to be a favorite tomorrow, was about a second faster than the second-fastest driver, Jeb Burton. The rest of the top five in practice was Justin Allgaier, AJ …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the 2021 Ally 400

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Who … should you be talking about after the Ally 400? Kyle Larson proved again Sunday (June 20) that the No. 5 team is no fluke. Larson led a whopping 264 of 300 laps at Nashville Superspeedway and was rarely challenged up front in the track’s NASCAR Cup Series debut. Larson’s fourth win of the season …

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Oliver Askew Replaces Injured Rinus VeeKay for IndyCar Road America Race

Oliver Askew

Oliver Askew prior to the Iowa INDYCAR 250s Race 1 and 2 at Iowa Speedway Friday, July 17, 2020 (Photo by: Joe Skibinski, courtesy of IndyCar)

After full-time Ed Carpenter Racing driver Rinus VeeKay was injured this week in a cycling accident, the team has found their replacement for the No. 21 this week at Road America in Oliver Askew. It’s the second time this week Askew has been tapped to fill in for an injured driver. Askew drove the No. …

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